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. >> reporter: john keenan is repairing bikes these days. not in montana where he owns a farm with his wife but in springfield, virginia. >> i moved back in with my parents the same house i grew up in. >> reporter: keenan left behind breathtaking vistas and his cashmere sheep because jobs are more plentiful on the east coast. >> it's been is very poor economy for a long time. it's tough to get a job. the scenery is awesome. everyone wants to move there but you can't eat the scenery. >> reporter: the latest job numbers suggest more of the same for people like keenan. 114,000 jobs were added last month. less than in august or july. but the all important employment rate fell to 7 .8%. the lowest since president obama took office. officials at the white house say there is still more work to be done on the jobs front but insist the later report is proof -- latest report is proof the economy is headed in the right direction. >> we've made too much progress to return to the policies that led to the crisis in thefirst place. >> reporter: in a statement republican challenger mitt romney said -- this
or break for you? >> pelley: plus nancy cordes, john dickerson on what could be a turning point in the race. bombs are turning one of the world's most historic cities into rubble. at least 40 dead today. clarissa ward on who's behind it. most americans take supplements, but do they work? dr. jon lapook has the results of a new investigation. and anthony mason with unforgettable debate moments. >> there you go again. >> who am i? >> you're no jack kennedy. >> pelley: so give a listen. >> i'm all ears. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from denver. >> pelley: good evening, president obama and mitt romney meet here tonight on the stage behind me at the university of denver at the university of denver for their first debate. the stakes are high because 34 days before the election this race is still up for grabs. the latest poll of likely voters by the urinal shows the president with a 3-point lead over governor romney. 49% to 46%. but that's within the margin of error so it's very nearly a tie. the debate tonight is the first chance v
. >> a cancer survivor who says his surgery at johns hopkins saved his life. rickie wants to share his gratitude. >> i have to give back to society. i think the way i want to do it is becoming a doctor and save lives, just as my life was saved once. >> opponents of the dream act call it a bad investment for maryland taxpayers. brad of help save maryland calls it criminal. and says it would cost taxpayers $44,000 per student. >> it's part of life. not everybody is going to like you. so you learn to accept it and learn to respect it. >> hundreds of dreamers marched to the university of maryland to make their point and urge others to register to vote and cast their ballots in favor of question four. >> we are not looking to cut in line in front of somebody else. we are looking to have the same line, just in a different door. ann andrea mccarren, 9news. >> conducted by a group that supports the dream act, indicated that 60% of the voters support it. those numbers are disputed by opponents of the law. >>> four people remain hospitalized tonight. shot in the same violent incident last night. one
the first day of the terror that would grip this region for three straight weeks. as john allen mohommed and john malvo went on a shooting spree. they were caught at a rest stop off i-70 in meyersville, maryland. that's where police gathered a will lot of their evidence for their conviction. >> i'm scott broom in prince georges county where ten years after the sniper attacks, the archives and the evidence have been handed over to cure tores tures. there sits that 1990 caprice. >> the trunk was the actual location where the sniper curled up in the trunk and used the slot cut out from the back of the trunk to poke the barrel of the bushmaster through to fire the weapon. >> the archive includes the terro card left at a r the shooting in bowie. >> it was written on pink paper. >> and the note found tacked it a tree where john mohommed begins to lay out his demands. one single item stands out for the cure ray cureator. >> this cartridge represents a life that was not taken. >> the evidence is scheduled to go on display in 2015 at a future law enforcement museum at the law enforcement
by ten points, 53% to 43%. john dickerson is our cbs news political director. john, some republicans are complaining these polls aren't painting an accurate picture. do they have a case? >> reporter: well, they have a case when they remind us that polls are a snapshot in time and that things can change. really what we should look at in polls is the trends and how things are moving over time, the currents. and right now those favor barack obama. the polls are really more like a painting than they are a digital photograph. one of the other complaints is that pollsters are talking to too many democrats. in 2004 democrats said pollsters were talking to too many republicans. it's a standard complaint for the party that the currents are moving against. >> pelley: john, why is there such a difference between the national poll which is essentially a tie and the poll in the battleground states? >> well, they're really polls of two different countries. the battleground states peoples v seen millions of dollars of ads, many negative. they've gotten visits on their doorstep from campaign volunte
points, 49-45. >> last night in denver, romney was endorsed by local football hero john elway. romney told the crowd that the debates will be crucial to the campaign. >> these debates are an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. and the american people are going to have to make their choices as to what kind of america they want. >> jan crawford is covering the romney campaign in denver. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. this is romney's moment. the campaign knows the stakes here. of course, he's done this before. there were those 23 debates in the republican primaries, but this is different. it's one-on-one, and part of his debate prep has been working on that head-to-head match-up with senator rob portman playing president obama. on the campaign plane the other day, romney came back to talk to reporters and i asked him point-blank if he thinks he can win. he said look, the president has been trying to fool people into thinking things that i don't. and that ends at the debate. he said i can't tell you winners and l
john kerry as romney went to the hoover dam. >> it's spectacular. >> reporter: both left the day's campaigning to their number twos and that turned into trouble for team obama. in charlotte, vice president joe biden was trying to argue romney would raise taxes on the middle class. when he implied president obama's policies already have hurt. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify raising their taxes. >> reporter: biden later tried to dig out of that hole but republicans pounced. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years as been quote buried. we agree. we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney as the next president of the united states. >> reporter: the day's events were overshadowed by a video of senator obama reading off a prepared script. before a predominantly black audience he inplayed the federal government held back money after hurricane katrina based on race. he noticed hurricane andrew in florida the government's response was --
. and in total ten people were killed, three other victims critically injured before police finally arrested john allen mohammad and lee boyd malvo. mohammad was executed three years ago in 2009 but malvo is still serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. just ahead of this ten-year anniversary, he gave an interview to the "washington post" describing why he did what he did and how he felt about it ten years later. excerpts from that interview coming up at 6:30. >> thanks, kristin live at leisure world shopping center in silver spring, maryland. >>> we have information on the people who died over those weeks and the ones that were injured as well. learn more about their lives. you can find the story right on our front page at wusa9.com. >>> new at 6:00 a.m., a hike coming to your electric bill but it's not the power companies who want it. it's the governor of maryland. "the washington post" reports today governor martin o'malley will ask state regulators today to allow electric companies to charge customers in advance for system upgrades. the governor tells the post it will cost
with former presidential candidate john kerry playing the part of mitt romney. on monday the president called campaign volunteers and told one of them what debate preparation is like. >> they're keeping me indoors all the time. it's a drag. they're making me do my homework. >> reporter: the stakes are high for wednesday's debate but both the white house and the romney campaign are trying to lower expectations. neither side wants their candidate to take the stage with a perceived advantage. the polls show most americans believe obama will win the first debate. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: but historically it's the challenger who usually gets a boost. >> less important than what they say is how they appear. do they treat their rival with respect? do they connect with the audience? do they respond at the moment when they have to react? how do they look? how do they seem? >> reporter: the debate could have an immediate impact because early voting is ready under way in a couple of swing states. tara mrnlgenner -- mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> for months now we have been getting
. >> bruce johnson, 9news now. >> john allen mohommed and lee boyd went into d.c. that night, killed charlotte at georgia avenue, charlotte was a 72-year- old retired carpenter. >>> fourwomen were fondled between campus and some popular offcampus housing. >> i'm in northwest d.c. cam police say four women were fondled between this stretch. between birkshire apartments and american university. >> it's scary when you know something is happening. >> i don't want it happening to any of my friends. >> reporter: american university students are on alert after hearing about the recent assaults on women. >> we like to think on college campuses, it's liberal and we are safe because we are in this close community. it kind of, it puts things things into perspective. >> each incident was either in the early morning or late evening. in each case, campus police say the suspect grabbed the woman's backside and then ran away. in one case, the suspect also grabbed the woman's chest. while some say this will force them to be more cautious, others say they are unphased by it. >> it's something t
sounded hike it. but john from san tillly is seeing things -- chantilly is seeing my way of things. and that seemed to take down president obama. but four and a half more weeks of this, i'm wearing out the mute button on the remote control. >>> finally this unsatisfied customer, peter in rockville who says why doesn't wusa and usa today call your no bulls zone on the dnc obama talking point zone because that is what it will be. i'm sure that the state and the paper has decided the winner obama before the first word is spoken. really? because did you stay up and watch our coverage? my final words were these like everyone else on tv. we called this one a big win for mitt romney. and finally this from john lorton who believes that the debate was a draw. how congress is going to move their policies forward. it is a roadblock in congress is not chopped down, we'll have four more years of gridlock no matter who won. but we're a winner here in the mail bag when we get your e- mails. keep them coming. the address is mailbag@wusa9.com. well that is our report. i had be right back here at 11
others. john allen muhammad and malvoy. one sentenced to life in prison and one executed. >>> casey worried she won't get a fair trial in florida. gonzalez is suing anthony. she claims she was harassed and threatened after anthony came up with a fictitious nanny named after her who she claimed kidnapped her daughter, caylee. when gonzalez's lawyer said the change of venue motion is only an attempt by anthony to delay the trial. a hearing on all of this set for later this month. >>> jimmy who have fa is definitely -- hoffa is definitely not under the driveway of this home. last week police acting on a tip took soil samples. the results came back today and there's no trace of human decomposition. he disappeared in 1975. the day he vanished he was supposed to meet with a new jersey timesters boss and a de- -teamsters boss and a detroit mafia captain. >>> a former penn state graduate student who testified he saw jerry sandusky showering with a boy in 2001 is suing penn state. mike mcqueary is seeking millions of dollars in damages. he claims his treatment by the university has caused hi
. >> the note found tacked to a tree where sniper, john mohommed begins to lay out his demands. all written in the hand of his teenaged accomplice, lee malvo. there are boxes of evidence presented at three trials. racks of notes and video tapes scoured from traffic cameras throughout the region. vhs tapes. there is so much here, it is not all yet been cataloged for exhibit. ingly never have the victims very far from my mind when i work with materials in this collection. the human cost of this man's actions is something that is always present in my thoughts when i work with them. >> reporter: now the highlights of everything you have seen here will be on display by 2015 at a future law enforcement museum near the law enforcement memorial down at judiciary square downtown. when i come back at 6:00, i'm going to show you the single piece of evidence here that really means the most to scott. it is not the car. it's not the notes. it's just one piece of evidence that gives her and the rest of us chills. join me at 6:00. reporting live in forestville, prince georges county, scott broom, 9news no
. the snipers killed ten people in all and injured three others. they ajested john -- arrested john allen mohammad and lee boyd value -- malvo. >>> a charter would grant the district government power to spend local tax dollars without getting approval if it goes through. the council plans to vote on it by december. then it would go to d.c. voters in the spring. if it's approved, the congress, though, or the president could still kill it. the entire council is behind the effort but d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton opposes it. she says she will keep pushing to secure budget autonomy through a bill in congress instead. >>> here's a look at some other things making news now. officials believe several gunmen took part in an attack which killed a border agent along the u.s.-mexico border. nicholas ivy was killed in the attack and a second agent injured. this is the first time an agent has been killed in the line of duty since a firefight two years ago which exposed operation fast and furious. that was a botched a.t.f. gun smuggling operation. >>> the former penn state graduate assistant who
montgomery county. it took three more weeks before police arrested john allen mohammad and lee boyd malvo. the to werelinked to the shoot -- two were linked to the shootings which killed ten people and hurt three others. >>> rhett leverett was killed monday morning in northwest washington. he was hit by a car while walking his dog. the driver of the car had some kind of medical episode. he began teaching at marymount in 1991. he had a doctorate from catholic university. >>> tomorrow two d.c. council members will look into lowering the amount that we all pay for those red light and speed camera tickets in the district. going 11 miles over the limit will cost you $125 in some places. running a red light $150. council member mary shah and tommy wells will discuss whether or not the fines should be restructured. in the last year the city brought more than $65 million into coffers just from traffic enforcement tickets. >>> 6:06. jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> time is running out for the president and congress before the fiscal cliff. it's exhausting even to say it. >>
you so moment for chris christie. norah and charlie. >> we go to political director john dickerson. he's also in denver. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> exactly how does this change the dynamics of the race? >> reporter: well, conservatives who were worried about romney, not sure if he was on kind of a long term slide are now very excited. it means mitt romney doesn't have to deal with those money folks who he's been having to settle down. that takes care of. they are very excited. it gives rommie a second look from folks who are just tuning in. it corrects the public narrative for him. those are both good thing. the real question is can this stick trom any. can he take advantage of this successful performance going forward. >> and, john, what about president obama's performance? you know, there was no mention of the 47%, no mention of bain, no mention of women's health care and obama care. did obama leave his greatest hits on the cutting room floor? >> reporter: i think he did. what mitt romney did successfully he was able to press the case against the president whil
and wounded three others over a course of three weeks. police eventually caught up with them. john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo. >>> new at 11:00, one of charles manson's followers has been recommended for parole, that on the eve of his 70th birthday. the man's name is bruce davis. he was convicted for the murders of two mu since. he's been in prison since 1972. back in 2010 a few role board determined that davis was ready for release but then governor arnold schwarzenegger reversed it. governor jerry brown now has the final say. >>> quite an honor for a bluegrass dobro player, mike al dredge. he was awarded the national endowment of the arts national heritage fellowship. al dredge began playing the dobro at 17. it's an act cow ties resonator guitar played with a slide. you may have seen him playing in clubs around town. he was part of the group "seldom seen." he's toured with lyle lovett and emmylou harris. >>> flies, rat poop, roaches. tonight a really disgusting food alert you'll want to see. >>> next, the reflecting pool is empty. we'll tell you why crews had to drain it just we
. the snipers would kill ten people in all and injure three others. officers eventually arrested john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo. both were found guilty. malvo was sentenced to life in prison. muhammad was sentenced to death and he was executed in 2009. >>> a new e-mail scam makes you believe that you're getting a message from the f.b.i., but it's really trying to steal your money. one man got a message on his computer saying the f.b.i. had blocked his computer claiming he had done something illegal online. he says he got suspicious when the message he had to make -- the message said he had to make a $200 online payment within 72 hours to gain use of his computer. then he noticed the message heading read "federal bureau investigation" and not "federal bureau of investigation." that's a small detail that someone could easily overlook. >> if i could help 10, 15, 20 people just because of awareness, then i would be doing a service to my community. >> an f.b.i. spokesperson says the bureau never asks americans for money. >>> still to come when 9news now continues, beta blockers have offe
with if the sniper doesn't get me, then john will. >> she says the man she once loved was a different person once he returned from the gulf war and had said good-bye long before he became a killer. she said about their children the day before their father was to be executed. >> they have to live with that fact of how he died and that he is no longer here. >> she says her three children are now in college and have come to terms with that fact. >> yes, this was my dad. this is what he did. he does not define who i am. i am who i make myself to be. >> do they call him dad? >> uh-huh. >> the fbi had told her she was the primary target during the three weeks of terror. and for that reason, there is still pain all these years later. >> because people blamed me. you know. if i were to stayed on the west coast, people on the east coast would still be alive. >> this is my second time interviewing mildred mohommed and she seems brighter and more open this time around. she is busy writing another book and being the spokesperson for an organization called after the trauma. she travels to different milit
, the campaign of john delaney says that he made a mistake by not voting in two elections in the last six years. delaney is a democrat. he's running for congress in maryland. his campaign admits that he did not vote in the 2006 general election or the 2010 democratic primary. he is running against incumbent republican rosco bartlet. this campaign raises questions whether delaney is trustworthy, according to the republicans. >>> clues raised about the disappearance of a senior missing. >> police have a new clue in the search for a man who is groping women and also girls in springfield, virginia. we'll have those stories when we come back. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. kry
director john dickerson. it is gate to have both of you with us. i want to begin with you elsen about the jobs report. how do you characterize it? >> i would characterize jobs in general remaining slow, too slow and been moving sideways on average since last year. but this was a better report. households told us we created a lot more jobs in september and not only that more people came back in the labor market to look for work. that's typically a sign of confidence on the part of households that their prospects for getting a job have improved. wages were up. the work week was longer. people were working longer hours. there were a lot of good pieces within this report. >> a number of jobs in the report were part time, two-thirds of the lower end of the unemployment rate came from these part time jobs. what does that say to you about the recovery? >> that's the trend in place. when the unemployment rate is high, it came down but still high it means it's an employers labor market and in order to get everybody employed they may have to take concessions and one of those concessions is work
critically injured in the d.c. area before police finally arrested john allen mohammad and lee boyd malvo. mohammad was executed three years ago but malvo was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. last week he gave an exclusive interview to "the washington post" about why he did what he did ten years ago. i'll have excerpts from that interview coming up in half an hour at 5:30. mike, andrea? >> kristin fisher. we're all remembering where we were and how we felt about the time of ten years ago. >>> a man prosecutors call a known member of the crypt gang has been convicted in montgomery county. investigators say 22-year-old tayshon powell instigated and took part in an attack last april. the victim reportedly showed up at a germantown parking lot to settle a beef over a girl when he was beaten up. prosecutors say a woman in the group recorded the attack and then uploaded it to facebook. powell's grandmother calls his conviction on assault and robbery charges a case of racial profiling. he's scheduled to be sentenced in december. six other defendants took plea deals.
evening. john dickerson is our cbs news political director. john, what's your take away from the debate so far? >> well, scott, it's interesting looking at the pictures right now of the two candidates. they're talking to each other like they're friends. it's -- that was the sense of this debate. there s no -- it was a lot of clear choices, but i think if you look at the context of this debate, governor romney was coming in, there was some trouble. conservatives were worried about him. they were worried he was losing this race. i think that he was competent and calm and looked the president's equal in this debate and i think for him giving the state of where the romney campaign was that was probably a good thing for him tonight. >> pelley: and both candidates were not shy about attacking the other. >> that's right. but they were not overly aggressive. the challenge for romney was could he both be aggressive with the president but also look appealing to the voters. and it appears he was able to do that tonight. pressing his case but also respectful enough so that at the end they could be smi
methodist church in gaithersburg. ten people were killed and three others were wounded before john allen muhammad and lee malvo were caught. they're still receiving moral support from the community even a decade later. >> people would just come up to us and send us condolences and help with you know the church. co-workers, friends, family. strangers. and that's how strong our community is and we would just like to thank everyone. >> john allen muhammad was executed in 2009. lee malvo is serving a life? prison in prison -- in prison sentence. >>> gas stations in california are running dry. their supply problems because of outages in refineries and pipelines, places with gas are seeing prices skyrocket. this station near malibu has regular grade for get in $5.69 a gallon. across california gas prices are up an average of 18 cents in the last week. we feel bad for them but while prices in california go up, ours are going down. aaa says regular grade gas in the d.c. metro area now averages $3.74 a gallon. that's down 6 cents in the last month. nationwide, the average is at $3.79 a gallon. >>
. >>> ten years ago tonight, john allen and leboyd began their killing spree that claimed ten lives, left three people wounded and the entire washington area in fear for weeks. we are on top of this story all week with interviews from people who played key roles in helping bring this case to a close. we are reconnecting with relatives from that really terrible time in washington. bruce, you had an opportunity to speak with one of the relatives. >> that's right. a part-time b driver here in the washington area. an immigrant from india, who worked two jobs. made big sacrifices to get his son and daughter educated in this country. he was shot and killed as he pumped gas on connecticut avenue on october 3, one of three people killed that morning, a fourth was killed that night. his son, andrew, talked with us this afternoon. >> it's been a long time. we miss my dad. >> give me a memory or thought, what was he like? >> he was a bigger guy. he was a gentle giant. he works hard. i mean, came from another country. he did things me and my sister can't accomplish. he gave us opportunities we co
on every vote. the campaign of john delaney admits he made a mistake by not voting in two elections in the last six years. he's a democrat running for congress in maryland. his campaign says he didn't vote in the 2006 general election or the 2010 democratic primary. he's running against incumbent republican ross company bartlet. the bartlet campaign says this issue raises questions about delaney's trustworthiness. >> reporter: a d.c. police officer is suing to police officers and the county government. richard merit was arrested in fairmont heights last saturday and he claims the arrests officers used excessive force and committed civil rights violations. the lawsuit is seeking $3 million. >>> our time is 6:37. in nine minutes we'll go into the kitchen. >> we can smell the success right now in the studio. you'll want to stay tuned for that. howard says we'll have a nice day. the showers you see now are moving out. highs in the 80s. wait till you hear about the fantastic friday and a look at the weekend ahead. keep it here. ♪ [ harry umlaut ] hey you know what, i speak european. [
was debating with, john kerry because as they say he wants to be secretary of state. he's not going to get in the president's face. presidents are used to deference. they are not used to people challenging them like that. they i had the big prep was terrible but they fault the president himself for not understanding that romney was going to be more aggressive. >> how could they underestimate that? >> this is about the president's, i'm told, real preference, to try to remain low key. and that's something that his advisers couldn't change. >> so what are they going to do now? we heard david axelrod say that they are going to change some things, even suggesting that mitt romney is a liar for what he said in the debate. how are they going change things in. >> they will ramp it up. they have to figure out a way as these people say for the president to bring it in the next debate without appearing unpresidential. but here's the thing. they are worried about next week's debate between ryan and biden. they are afraid the 54-year-old ryan is going make the 69-year-old biden look kind of out of touc
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